Inside the goggles: tiny pools. Tear pools. You pools.
SOPHIE PAQUETTE is a junior at Interlochen Arts Academy, originally from Bloomington, Indiana. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Offing, Midwestern Gothic, Cosmonauts Avenue, and Up North Lit. Her writing has also been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Princeton University’s Leonard L. Milberg ’53 High School Poetry Prize, and by the Bennington Young Writers Awards.
Fight their crimes like light / Just pixels on a screen
Hoorah, you get a prize! Go you, you piece of genius brain meat!
HYOWON KANG is a junior at Concord Academy. She has received Gold Key and American Voices nominations for the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards, and received an honorable mention for the Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest. She enjoys drawing and naps in her free time.
wikihowinstructed me to imagine myself kissing girls, and I thought, yeah, I’ve tried that, that’s why I’m here.
I am rain blistering / Flickering like the fog / Croaking out one more dance
Something showed the boy that there was more than he thought!!
She says I won’t succeed / Without the burn of vinegar